Author: Roper St. Francis Healthcare

Dry Drowning

Dry Drowning

Stories of dry drowning are frightening accounts of children who seemed fine at first but then became dangerously ill hours
How We Grill Really Matters

How We Grill Really Matters

Backyard grills across the Lowcountry are getting quite a workout with summer in full swing. That’s why Dr. Valerie Scott
Multivitamins for Better Health: Yes or No?

Multivitamins for Better Health: Yes or No?

Do you take a multivitamin every day to help improve your health? Or maybe you supplement your limited diet with
Don’t delay: Everyone 12+ needs a COVID-19 vaccine

Don’t delay: Everyone 12+ needs a COVID-19 vaccine

As the country slowly transitions back into some sense of normalcy, vacation plans, cookouts and beach days are filling up
Hydration key to avoiding painful kidney stones

Hydration key to avoiding painful kidney stones

The heat is on. And with rising temperatures and increased activity levels, you may be at greater risk for dehydration.
Navy Veteran loses 100 lbs after a life-changing moment

Navy Veteran loses 100 lbs after a life-changing moment

Ed knew he needed to do something about his weight. He had to buy a new belt; he couldn’t zip
What’s causing my back and neck pain?

What’s causing my back and neck pain?

Did you know that back pain affects eight out of 10 people at some point in their lives? For many
Why every high school should have an athletic trainer

Why every high school should have an athletic trainer

If your child is a student-athlete, you already know the importance of keeping them in tip-top condition. Between training sessions,
Balancing a healthy diet before, during and after pregnancy

Balancing a healthy diet before, during and after pregnancy

If you are pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant, nutrition might not be at the top of your priority list.
Five signs of perimenopause

Five signs of perimenopause

Menopause is a natural change in a woman’s body, signaling that your childbearing days have passed. At Roper St Francis
When life gives you lemons, make a mocktail

When life gives you lemons, make a mocktail

Whether you’re on a boat with the wind blowing through your hair or soaking up some sun at Folly Beach, alcoholic beverages tend to call from every cooler and
Beating Cancer with Help from Angels

Beating Cancer with Help from Angels

Pam was feeling fine the day she found the lump on her neck. But a couple of days later, her
Working from home: Ergonomics to maintain productivity and reduce injuries

Working from home: Ergonomics to maintain productivity and reduce injuries

Are you juggling work tasks from the sofa or the kitchen table? If so, you’re not alone; the COVID-19 pandemic
March Madness: Brackets for Health?

March Madness: Brackets for Health?

In case you live under a rock, here’s a friendly heads up that it’s “game on” for hoops fans. Yep,
NEW RESEARCH: Keep in Touch

NEW RESEARCH: Keep in Touch

A 2020 study underscores the significance of skin-to-skin contact between babies and caregivers  Any parent knows that newborn babies crave
Quality sleep starts during the day

Quality sleep starts during the day

Drained. Fried. Spent. Worn out. No matter how you say it, that 2 p.m. cup of coffee can only do
Tips for healing dry winter skin

Tips for healing dry winter skin

Don’t let dry skin stop winter fun There’s a lot that makes this time of year great. Some of us
5 Ways to Recommit to your health in the New Year

5 Ways to Recommit to your health in the New Year

Welcome to the new year. Yes, it’s finally time to put 2020 behind us. It’s our chance to start fresh
The healing power of the pen

The healing power of the pen

Before cancer, Elizabeth described herself as a cellist, a mom and a real estate agent. Her instrument and ambition took
Young athletes sports injuries

Young athletes sports injuries

How to keep young athletes injury-free and in the game Sports are an important part of life for many students.